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Phone: 602 909 1710
Dr. Karen Torry Greene, LCSW, DBTC, KAP is a therapist with a diversified and experiential personal background that helps her easily relate to numerous people and their issues. She is known for a collaborative, yet direct style that incorporates an educational component into therapy, and she is particularly recognized for her nonjudgmental approach. She received her Masters in Social Work from Arizona State University, where she became familiar with Brief, Solution-Focused, and other forms of therapy. She then participated in an intensive two-year residency, where she was formally trained in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Motivational Intervieiwing, and Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT). While learning DBT, she developed a penchant and love for working with personality disordered persons, persons in crisis, and persons who have multiple and complex diagnoses. She has gained experience and appreciation for working with many unique individuals, and works hard to build trust in a safe, nonjudgmental environment.
She is comfortable discussing “taboo” topics including suicide, sexual issues, self-harming, self-esteem/shame issues, and Impulsive/Compulsive/Extreme/Avoidant Behaviors, and is able to help people quickly feel comfortable with these types of disclosures. She has built a working understanding of Neuroscience to enhance clinical results, and has also earned a Doctorate in Behavioral Health, which focuses on a "whole person" approach. Currently involved in client advocating and affecting change in the public mental health system, she is available telephonically and via Skype.
DBT education, presentations, and consultation is available upon request, as is other clinical trainings.
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